Firenze

It is difficult to describe Florence in so few lines. It is one of the most beautiful and famous cities in the world, a concentrate of culture, entertainment and excellent cuisine in a city on a human scale. It is considered throughout the world as the birthplace of the Renaissance, the cradle of architecture and art, with its historic center full of churches, monuments, Renaissance palaces with breathtaking beauty so praised by poets of all time.

What to see

  •  Brunelleschi's dome and the Baptistery

  • The Ponte Vecchio and Palazzio Vecchio

  • The Uffizi Museum

  • The Brancacci chapel

  • The Basilica of Santa Croce

  • The Church of Santa Maria Novella

  • Boboli gardens

Siena

Siena presents itself to tourists as one of the most liveable and most beautiful cities in Italy; center of culture and research, it boasts a significant historical heritage which, thanks to its numerous monuments to which an exceptional gastronomic offer goes well, make it a highly attractive city. Located in the center of Tuscany between the Chianti hills and the Maremma it is truly a city on a human scale, cultured and elegant, full of charm and memories of the past, thanks to the authorities who in the Middle Ages took special care of the urban aesthetics .

What to see

  • Piazza del Campo

  • Torre del Mangia

  • Civic Museum

  • Siena Cathedral

  • Medici fortress

  • Fontebranda

  • Sanctuary of Santa Caterina

  • The Palio of Siena

  • The wonderful Sienese hills

Arezzo

Walking through its narrow streets will make you take a trip back in time; its monuments, churches, palaces and archaeological remains hold the secrets and remains of a glorious past. Arezzo is a city of art, discovering it you will be able to admire incredible works dating back to the Etruscan period, and is home to artists and poets, where Giorgio Vasari, Piero della Francesca, Guido Monaco and Francesco Petrarca were born.

What to see

  •  Piazza Grande

  • The Cathedral of Arezzo

  • The Medici Fortress

  • The Pieve of Arezzo

  • Roman amphitheater

  • San Francesco square

  • San Domenico

Figline Valdarno

Figline represents one of the most vital tourist centers in the whole province, second only to the capital, thanks to the quality of its numerous accommodation facilities and the beauty of the area. Another great advantage of staying in Figline is the particularly strategic position, as it is only 30 - 40 minutes by car from Florence, Arezzo and Siena.

What to see

  •  The historic center of Figline Valdarno

  • Sammezzano Castle

  • Abbey and Vallombrosa Forest

  • The Mall, high fashion outlet

  • The Balze of Reggello

  • Romanesque church of Gaville

San Giovanni Valdarno

San Giovanni was born as one of the "new lands" wanted by the rich Florence in order to extend central control over the flourishing peripheral territories and to the families that controlled them: the famous and powerful feudal families of the Pazzi and Ubertini. In this land some of the most important figures of Renaissance art were born such as Tommaso Guidi, called Masaccio (1401-1428), a great innovator of fifteenth-century painting, his master Masolino (1383-1440) and, two centuries later, another valuable artist, Giovanni da San Giovanni (1592 1636).

What to see

  • Arnolfo's palace in the main square

  • Birthplace and museum of Masaccio

  • Basilica and museum of Santa Maria delle Grazie

Loro Ciuffenna

Loro Ciuffenna is a small village located on the slopes of Pratomagno, whose origin dates back to the times of the Etruscans and later of the Romans. The town is counted among "The most beautiful villages in Italy", and still retains its Medieval origin thanks to the old bridge erected over the Ciuffenna stream (from which it takes its name) which allows entry into the town, and to the old mill (seems to be the oldest in all Tuscany still functioning) located near the river in a very suggestive overhang.

What to see

  • The Romanesque parish church of San Piero a Gropina

  • The medieval village with the oldest mill in Tuscany

  • The mountain village of Rocca Ricciarda T

  • he ancient village of Poggio di Loro

  • The panoramic point "Pratomagno"

Castelfranco di Sopra

Castelfranco di Sopra is a small Tuscan village belonging to the municipality of Castelfranco Piandiscò, already elected as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy by the ANCI (National Association of Italian Municipalities). The town is located on the slopes of Pratomagno along the ancient Setteponti road, in a beautiful natural setting between Florence, Arezzo and Siena. Its history dates back directly to the Etruscan era, then moving on to the third century AD. when it was occupied by the Romans knowing its first artistic and demographic development thanks also to the construction of the Cassia Antica consular road.

What to see

  • The Balze of Castelfranco

  • The small medieval village of Piantravigne

  • The center of Castelfranco di Sopra and the Torre d'Arnolfo

  • The former abbey of Soffena

  • The medieval village of Montemarciano

  • The many wineries

Terranuova Bracciolini

The town is located near the "Valdarno" motorway exit and is very well connected thanks to the great sliding roads that go from Arezzo to Florence. The town is located near the "Valdarno" motorway exit and is very well connected thanks to the great sliding roads that go from Arezzo to Florence. Originally called Castel Santa Maria, from the name of an ancient fortification of the Ubertini family, already documented in the century. XI, Terranuova Bracciolini was one of the "walled lands" or "nine lands" built by the Florentines after the battle of Campaldino (1289) to garrison the Valdarno territories towards Arezzo.

What to see

  • Le Balze in the "Hole of the Fairies"

  • The historic center and its walls

  • The wonderful medieval village of Borro

  • The mountain village of Chiassaia and its crushed

  • The Bandella nature reserve

Montevarchi

The municipality of Montevarchi is located at the bottom of the valley on the right bank of the Arno, and includes a territory that goes from the river to a part of the hills that are located between the Arno and the Chianti Senese. It is made up of many small hamlets, among which very suggestive are Levane, Mercatale, Moncioni and Rendola. The position of the town is excellent as far as travel is concerned thanks to its proximity to the "Valdarno" motorway exit, and to the streets (beautiful and panoramic) that lead to Siena.

What to see

  • The tower of Galatrona

  • The historic Villa Masini

  • The "Space Outlet" of Prada

  • The ruins of the Cennina Castle

  • The Roman bridge of Pogi

  • The medieval village of Moncioni

  • Collegiate Church and San Lorenzo Museum

Residence La Poggerina

Strada Comunale della Poggerina, n°15,

50063 Figline e Incisa Valdarno FI

Tel. +39 3381932771 

Mail info@residencelapoggerina.it

P.I. 02031920511

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